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Booze-proof (by R. T.)
AT THE ENTRANCE to the swimming pool I use daily is a sign with these words printed next to a picture of a happy-faced porpoise: "Are You Waterproof...
Playing the Odds (by R. M.)
A BUNCH OF folks in my home-group meeting were bouncing statistics around one night--three out of four, one out of two, and so forth. It occurred to...
Bring Your Doctor to a Meeting (by R. B.)
WHEN I FIRST visited Dr. Johnson (not his real name), I had been drinking heavily for twenty years and alcoholically for at least five. As people in...
Tolerance (by R. G.)
IT IS AMAZING to me how tolerant and understanding AA members are of active drunks. Whether on a Twelfth Step call or just trying to carry the...
Us Versus Them (by Anonymous)
IN MY YEARS of sobriety, I find that there seems to have been a subtle change within the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous. More and more, I find...
Around AA - Items of AA Information and Experience
Within the past year, new pamphlets, new flyers, a new filmstrip, and literature revisions have emerged from the AA General Service Office to meet...
Spiritual Progress (by R. T.)
THERE I WAS feeling just great and marveling at the many joyous events of sober AA living in the five years since my last drink. In the beginning, I...
How We Did It Back Home (by Anonymous)
SEVERAL TIMES since I've been in AA, I have moved to a different place and a different group. The first few moves were easy. I was new in the program...
PO Box 1980 (by K. W.)
My home group and too many other groups seem to be carrying a premature message to the neophyte that amounts to "My Higher Power can lick your Higher...
Spirit of Service (by E. S.)
I CAN HEAR it now. . ."This Grapevine article is about service work, so I won't read it!" "Don't get into service work in AA! It's all politics, and...